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  • 12 December 2012

    President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Wednesday expressed his pride at the completion of projects that are of benefit to the citizens of the homeland and that strengthen the national economy. He made his remarks when inaugurating Khalifa Port, north-east of Abu Dhabi City. Present also were H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin […]

  • 9 July 2013

    A&P Tees, part of A&P North East, recently won an exclusive contract from UK dredge contractor CEMEX UK Marine, part of the CEMEX UK Group, for the drydocking of the company’s three trailing suction hopper dredgers over a five-year period. Due to the severity of the work undertaken by dredgers, it is expected that each […]

  • 13 February 2012

    Two seaports in Davao del Norte are being expanded to serve as alternative ports to complement existing ones in Davao City. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Davao del Norte Field Office has monitored the investment plans of Hijo Resources in Tagum City and San Vicente Terminal and Brokerage Services, Inc. in Panabo City […]

  • 31 March 2011

    U.S. Congressmen Charles W. Boustany, Jr., MD (R-Southwest Louisiana) and Joe Courtney (D-Connecticut) today encouraged Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan and Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen to use all funds collected by the Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT) for FY 2012 dredging of the nation’s ports, harbors and waterways. Maintenance dredging is required to maintain authorized […]

  • 9 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Italian based civil contractor SOMIT s.r.l. has awarded a contract to HollandMT and FKAB for the engineering of a Dredge-X150SP. This is a self-propelled pontoon suitable for a Liebherr 984 excavator able to dredge on -18m water depths. The hull is designed according to Bureau Veritas rules as a heavy welded construction with a double […]

  • 17 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Charlie Baker, together with local elected officials and representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) officially kicked off the Boston Harbor Dredging Project on Friday, September 15. The $350 million state and federally funded multi-phase project will support continued growth at Conley Container Terminal, which has achieved […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Port Collaborative (MPC) applauded timely action by Governor Snyder, key agencies in his administration and legislators to secure critically needed emergency dredging funds for Great Lakes harbors. New legislation – requested by the Governor and now enroute to his desk for signature – will provide $21 million to dredge 49 harbors to keep […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) released a study on shipping patterns and industry costs that will help the United States prepare for the anticipated impact on its ports, waterways and intermodal freight systems from the Panama Canal expansion. The expansion of the Panama Canal, scheduled for completion in 2015, will give much […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are improving the main shipping channels in the Port by deepening them to a depth of 50 feet, allowing more efficient access to the world’s largest oceangoing ships. Deepening the Arthur Kill Channel approaching the New York […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Three winners of the British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) annual Archaeology Awards have recently been announced. The Awards recognise best practice in applying an archaeological reporting protocol developed in partnership between the industry and English Heritage. Mark Russell, Director BMAPA, said: “Staff working in the marine aggregate industry, at wharves or on board dredgers, […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group has announced a new line of Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers (TSHD). The new product range, comprising of the Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 4000 and 5600 vessels, was introduced in response to extensive market research and customer consultation. The MAD vessels are expected to be well received by an aggregate industry facing rising […]

  • 6 December 2013

    Governor Rick Scott today toured the site of the start-up of PortMiami’s dredging project that is deepening the Port’s channel to minus 50/52 feet. The “Deep Dredge” project is expected to create an estimated 30,000 new jobs for Florida families and enable PortMiami to be the only U.S. Atlantic port south of Virginia that will […]

  • 10 August 2012

    The sub-concession has been signed for the container terminal, Lekki International Container Terminal Services (LICTS), at the Tolaram [email protected] ICTSI was granted the concession to develop and operate the container terminal on an exclusive basis for a 21-year period. Tolaram [email protected] is promoted by Tolaram Group in partnership with the Nigerian Port Authority and the […]

  • 28 June 2012

    In yesterdays interview, U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan, gave an overview of the Delaware River Deepening Plan. “The Delaware River is a vital artery that powers much of the commerce in the Pennsylvania-Delaware-New Jersey corridor. Cargo vessels carrying everything from fruits and vegetables to construction materials travel these waterways daily. The ports contribute to an estimated […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Environment and Water to boost cooperation and coordination between both parties as part of the efforts made by ADPC to launch the first phase of Khalifa Port, the region’s first semi-automated port, in the last quarter of 2012. […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The SC Ports Authority has announced October volumes up nearly 17 percent year over year, continuing a strong growth trend in container traffic well above the organization’s financial plan. SCPA handled 164,672 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in October, up from 141,049 TEUs moved during the same month last year. Fiscal year to date, TEU volumes […]

  • 25 April 2012

      Georgia Governor Nathan Deal visited the Port of Savannah Tuesday to mark the passage of the state budget, including an additional $46.7 million to help pay for the Savannah Harbor deepening. The new money, passed by the General Assembly as part of the Governor’s FY2013 budget request, brings the total of dedicated state dollars […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On March 20, Vietnamese Minister of Transport Mr Nguyen Hong Truong, carried out the official Vietnamese ribbon-cutting ceremony for the latest addition to Damen Shipyard Group’s portfolio. Damen Song Cam, a brand new yard, is one of the largest in the Group and represents Damen’s first formal Joint Venture yard in Vietnam. Damen Song Cam […]

  • 16 August 2011

    At 115,700 DWT and with a capacity of 9038 TEU, Grete Maersk was the first Maersk Line vessel to call the newly opened Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) on its route from Asia to North America. With this first direct “Transpacific 6” (TP6) vessel calling CMIT on August 16th 2011, Maersk Line officially became a […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deficiency in transport and communications infrastructure is one of several supply chain barriers that act as obstacles for speeding up global economic growth. That is the conclusion of a report entitled “Enabling Trade: Valuing Growth Opportunities”, prepared by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in collaboration with the World Bank, and Bain & Company, a Boston-based […]

  • 23 October 2012

    Fitch Ratings affirms the ‘A’ rating on Broward County, Florida’s outstanding $249 million port facilities senior revenue and refunding bonds. All senior bonds are secured by net revenues from Port Everglades (the port). The Rating Outlook on all senior bonds is Stable. KEY RATING DRIVERS DIVERSIFIED REVENUES, PRIMARILY LOCAL CARGO MARKET: The port benefits from […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    President Donald Trump met with Congressional leaders from the Senate and House yesterday to discuss U.S. Maritime Policy and the Jones Act. Following the meeting, President Trump assured the Congressional leaders that he is not seeking any changes to the Jones Act, nor is he seeking any waivers. “President Trump had the Jones Act matters […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Visclosky joined local officials and representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to commemorate the start of the dredging of the Indiana Harbor Ship Canal on Monday, October 29th. The Indiana Harbor Ship Canal is a federal navigable waterway, maintained by USACE and last dredged in 1972. The current dredging will take […]

  • 2 August 2012

    According to Bintulu Port official website, the Seaport Terminal Sdn Bhd wants to position Penang Port as a regional port to tap opportunities as far out as India and for that it plans to grow its capacity and invest nearly RM1bil in capital expenditure over the next five years. Over 30 years, the plan is […]

  • 2 July 2012

    With congressional passage last week of MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century), the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) says elements in the two-year, $105 billion surface transportation reauthorization bill elevate the priority of freight movement in a way that constitutes major progress in recognizing the value of America’s seaports and freight […]

  • 13 July 2012

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District encompasses 68,000 square miles across three states and seven major river basins. One of the primary missions of the District is supporting navigation across its area of responsibility. This includes the shallow draft harbors and ports of Greenville, Vicksburg, Rosedale, Yellow Bend, Lake Providence, Madison Parish, […]